A roll of police tape (police line) lies on the ground outside a home being foreclosed on in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 2009.
D Kevin McNeir

EDITOR’S COLUMN: Black Lives Still Don’t Matter — At Least for Virginia Republicans

While a hearty group of men, women and children converged in Southeast for the annual King Parade and other related festivities on Monday, Jan. 15, one 13-year-old boy who had dreamed of becoming a professional football player and had already chosen his all-white outfit for his senior prom, lost his life in a hail of bullets along Minnesota Avenue and 18th Street. [read more…]